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Retail Produce Manager Awards Program


The 2017 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program

Honoring the Best of the Produce Industry’s Front Line 

The United Fresh Retail Produce Manager Awards Program pays special recognition to produce managers on the front lines in supermarkets working every day to increase sales and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables.

United Fresh Produce Association will honor 25 of the industry’s top retail produce managers for their commitment to fresh produce, innovative merchandising, community service and customer satisfaction.

2017 Award Winners

Luis Fernando Almada Northgate Gonzalez Market Los Angeles, CA
Mike Caceres Haggen/Albertsons Companies Olympia, WA
Mike Davis FoodMaxx/Save Mart Companies Oroville, CA
John Dedie Tops Friendly Markets Henrietta, NY
Michael Dyer Raley’s Reno, NV
Stefanie Galeana Roundy’s Pick N Save Appleton, WI
Albert Garnett Stop & Shop/Ahold Harwich, MA
Andrew Gass Sobeys Moncton, NB, Canada
Lou Kwisnek Big Y Northampton, MA
Laura Llewellyn The Food Co-op Port Townsend, WA
Dillon Maple Hy-Vee, Inc. West Des Moines, IA
Gordon Matthew Fred Meyer/Kroger Seattle, WA
Jack Myers Weis Markets, Inc. Bellefonte, PA
Erin Niedbalski Martin’s Super Markets South Bend, IN
Patrick Odell Price Chopper/Golub Oneonta, NY
Matt Pace Lowes Foods Inc. Winston Salem, NC
Stephanie Peter DeCA Commissary  Miramar, CA
Jerod Proctor Schnucks Springfield, IL
Ricky Rommell Food Lion Wallace, NC
Carlo Scafati Metro Inc. Etobicoke, ON, Canada
Tim Sexton Harris Teeter Chapel Hill, NC
William Stewart Food City/K-VA-T Paintsville, KY
Tim Wilson Meijer Grand Rapids, MI
Bridget Winkelman Coborn’s Inc. Isanti, MN
David Wood Brookshire Grocery Company  El Dorado, AR

Previous Winning Banners2005-2016

Since 2005, nearly 300 produce managers have been honored from more than 90 retail banners. These produce managers represent the BEST of the BEST in our industry. 

A & P
Albertsons Companies
Albrecht’s Sentry Foods
Al’s Supermarkets
Altus AFB Commissary
Andronico’s Community Markets
Artega’s Food Center
Ball Foods
Beale AFB Commissary
Bel Air Markets
Big Y Foods, Inc.
Bi-Lo Markets, LLC
BKT Sentry Foods
Blue Goose Market
Bristol Farms
Brookshire Grocery Company
Buy-Low Foods
Camp Pendleton Commissary
Chief Supermarket, Inc.
Clemens Family Markets
Coborn’s Inc.
Colemans Food Centres
The Common Market
Daniel’s Sentry Store
Dine’ Markets
Food City/K-VA-T Food Stores
Food Lion, LLC
Food Maxx
Food Pride
Frank’s Supermarkets
Ft. Bragg North Commissary
Ft. Worth NAS Commissary
Gelson’s Market
GFF Foods
Grocery Outlet
Hannaford Bros. Company
Harris Teeter Supermarkets
Hugo’s Family Marketplace
Hy-Vee, Inc.
Jewel Osco
King Soopers
King’s Food Markets
The Kroger Company
Lemoore NAS Commissary

Loblaw Companies, Ltd.
Los Angeles AFB Commissary 
Lucky’s Supermarkets
Luke AFB Commissary
Marc’s Stores
Market 32
Market Place
McClellan Comissary
Metcalfe’s Market
MOM’s Organic Market
New River MCAS Commissary
Niemann Foods Inc.
Nob Hill Foods
Northgate González Markets
Oak Point Fresh Market
Ord Community Commissary
Paul’s Food Pride
Payson Market Place
Pick’N Save
Price Chopper
Quality Food Centers
Raley’s Family of Fine Stores
Ray’s Food Place
River Valley Market
Roundy’s Supermarkets
Rouses Supermarkets
Rueben’s County Market
Safeway, Inc.
Save Mart
Schnucks Markets
Smith’s Food & Drug
Spartan Stores
Sunflower Farmers Market
Super 1 Foods
Tops Friendly Market
Travis Air Force Base Commissary
Vashon Thriftway
VG’s Foods
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Weis Markets, Inc.
Winn Dixie
Woods Supermarkets

See the Brochure

For questions about the Retail Produce Manager Awards Program, contact Jeff Oberman, Vice President, Trade Relations, at 831.600.8922.

Special thanks to our program sponsor: